FINAL CALL RAINFALL FORECAST: Major Flooding Imminent as Remnants of Ida Likely to Dump 5-8″ of Rain for Many

Scattered heavy rain has already begun in parts of the state as this 24-36 hour deluge is just about to get going. Moderate to major flooding is now projected for many creeks in southern PA, and we will be monitoring the larger rivers for rises into minor flood stage. In addition, many of the usual…

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RAINFALL & RIVER FLOOD FORECAST: Significant Flooding Now Expected Across Parts of PA Wednesday into Thursday

OUR FINAL CALL FORECAST HAS BEEN POSTED: As Ida moves closer to the region, our confidence that widespread flooding will occur continues to increase. The state has not seen this kind of event since Tropical Storm Lee in 2011, and while it’s unlikely Ida will bring similar impacts as Lee, significant impacts are still expected.…

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RAINFALL FORECAST: Hurricane Ida to Bring Flooding Rainfall to Areas of Pennsylvania Wednesday into Thursday

SECOND CALL RAINFALL FORECAST POSTED: Hurricane Ida will be the third tropical system to impact Pennsylvania this hurricane season and it’s still just August. Hurricane Ida made landfall in Southeast Louisiana Sunday afternoon as a strong category four storm with winds of 150 MPH. Ida will slowly make its way our direction, but will not…

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Hurricane Ida Forecast to Make Landfall Sunday As 140 MPH Cat. 4 Hurricane; Watching Potential Impacts on Pennsylvania Next Week

A Category 4 Major Hurricane Ida is expected to make landfall Sunday afternoon in Southern Louisiana, where mandatory evacuations are ongoing. Winds at landfall are modeled to be around 140mph, with higher gusts possible. Conditions in the central Gulf of Mexico will be very favorable for rapid intensification. Here is the latest forecast from the…

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T.D. Fred to Bring Heavy Rain & Flash Flood Risk + Spin-Up Tornado Risk In Parts of Pennsylvania Wednesday

Tropical Depression Fred is already producing heavy rain across the southern Appalachians as well as an enhanced tornado risk in the Carolinas, and all those impacts will quickly be making their way up into our region by Wednesday. Moderate to heavy rain will persist through much of Wednesday across the Alleghanies and Appalachians, and a…

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Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms In Parts of PA Thursday; Damaging Winds, Large Hail, & Tornadoes Possible

As Hurricane Laura continues to move inland, we will be monitoring that and also the threat for severe thunderstorms here in Pennsylvania Thursday (not associated with Laura). Scattered supercells possibly containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will develop in New York State and move southeast. The bigger tornado threat looks to be north…

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Multi-Day Severe Thunderstorm Threat in Pennsylvania From Wednesday to Saturday; Major Hurricane Laura Making Landfall Tonight

An unusual stretch of severe weather potential will continue all the way through Saturday here in Pennsylvania. Each day will feature different risks in different areas, and you can find those details below. In addition, Major Hurricane Laura will make a devastating landfall early Thursday morning likely as a Category Four with wind gusts of…

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Severe Thunderstorms Likely Tuesday in Parts of Pennsylvania; Enhanced Damaging Wind Threat

The weather has been quiet for a while, but we are once again having a lot thrown at us at once. From severe storms possible in PA both Tuesday and Wednesday, to a major hurricane landfall Thursday morning in Texas or Louisiana, there is a lot to talk about. Potent clusters of severe thunderstorms with…

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Flash Flooding & Strong Winds Expected As Isaias Moves Through Tuesday; Final Call Rain & Wind Forecast

After nearly a week of tracking, Isaias is finally nearing landfall. The storm is expected to make landfall this evening as a category one hurricane near Wilmington, NC, and move north-northeast toward us shortly after. Flash Flood Watches have been issued for much of the eastern half of the state, and Tropical Storm Watches are…

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Tropical Storm Isaias to Bring Heavy Rain to Pennsylvania Early This Week; Flash Flooding Possible With Up to 5″ of Rain Likely

  FORECAST UPDATED. VIEW MONDAY’S FINAL CALL RAIN AND WIND FORECAST HERE.   Although there is a slight risk for eastern PA today (Sunday), most of the storms will come this morning, as we have seen in the Lehigh Valley. There may still be some isolated severe thunderstorms this evening, but the overall threat has…

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Tropical Storm Isaias May Pose Threat to Eastern Carolinas & Southeast Virginia Early Next Week

THIS FORECAST HAS BEEN UPDATED. TAP HERE FOR THE LATEST HURRICANE ISAIAS FORECAST! Tropical Storm Isaias was officially named last night, after intense convection developed around the center of low pressure. As of 5:00 AM Thursday, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 60 MPH. Isaias may have just been declared, but this storm has…

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